Wildlife Land Trust / Sanctuaries / QLD / Mullumbimby

Jenna Rumney is the owner of Mullumbimby, a property situated in Mowbray, approximately 10km south of Port Douglas. The property is a residence and wildlife-friendly sanctuary. Jenna also rescues and rehabilitates wildlife on Mullumbimby and releases appropriate species on to the property. She hopes to maintain the land for these uses while supporting native wildlife and their habitat.

The property covers 3 hectares across a residential bush-block, extending up into Mowbray National Park to the south. Vegetation is largely comprised of open eucalypt forest and subtropical rainforest species.

A wide range of wildlife is present on Mullumbimby including agile wallabies (Macropus agilis), white-tailed rats (Uromys caudimaculatus), sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps), striped possums (Dactylopsila trivirgata), melomys, diamond pythons (Morelia spilota), lace monitors (Varanus varius) and green tree snakes (Dendrolaphis punctulata).

An array of birdlife is also present including blue-winged kookaburras (Dacelo leachii), black butcher birds (Cracticus quoyi), willy wagtails (Rhipidura leucophrys), spangled drongos (Dicrurus bracteatus), olive-backed sunbirds (Cinnyris jugularis), rufous fantails (Rhipidura rufifrons), catbirds (Ailuroedus spp.), honeyeaters, friarbirds (Philemon spp.), rainbow lorikeets (Trichosurus moluccanus) and sulphur-crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita).